Now Accepting Applications

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office employs more than 600 men and women, including sworn officers, correctional officers and civilians.

All full-time employees are offered competitive salaries, health benefits, retirement plans and other benefits, as well as a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement and in serving their community.

Applications for Police Officer and Correctional Officer positions are always being accepted. For information about civilian employment opportunities, contact Human Resources at 301-609-6417.

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Current Job Openings

How To Apply – Please read

Click the Announcement link to view salary, requirements and benefits.

Click the Description link to view an in-depth description of the position, including essential duties, work environment, education requirements, etc.

Click on the Application link to open the current application. The application is fillable with the proper PDF program.

Complete the application and save it to your computer. Once you have it saved, open your email provider, attach the saved application and your resume and submit to

If your system does not support our application, please print and complete the application by hand. You may then submit it by mail to Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Human Resources, Post Office Box 189, La Plata, MD 20646

For questions about submitting your application please call:
301-609-3903 or 301-609-6417

Police Officer
 Announcement |  Description | Application

Correctional Officer
 Announcement |  Description | Application

Court Security Deputy
 Announcement |  Description | Application

Civil Unit – Court Security Deputy
 Announcement |  Description | Application

Part-Time Sheriff’s Cadet
 Announcement |  Description | Application

Deputy Director Planning and Accreditation (Closes: January 22, 2019 at 4pm)
Announcement | Description | Application

Part-Time Graphics Installation Technician (Closes: January 30, 2019 at 4pm)
Announcement | Description | Application

If no closing date is specified, the positions are open until filled.

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